The results amplify earlier work at UAB that showed verapamil reversed type 1 diabetes in mice. A clinical trial involving the drug in recently diagnosed patients with type 1 disease is still enrolling participants.
The report on the Traditional Foods Project is part of CDC supplement on reducing healthcare disparities.
Using surgery to promote weight loss and improve health is associated with improve mortality. This study sought information on whether survival benefits extended to patients at higher ages.
The study, while small, suggests a scalable solution that would allow payers address diabetes prevention and health disparities.
Mexico is the perfect example of how Coke and Pepsi are investing heavily in the next generation of soda drinkers, and the country has the highest rates of obesity in the world.


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